Once again, America is facing the kind of news that terrifies, horrifies, and devastates. A lone gunman; a horrific death toll. It's the kind of thing that doesn't even surprise me any more, but that doesn't make it any less shocking and heartbreaking: It's being reported that the Las Vegas shooting is the deadliest in U.S. history. At least 50 people have lost their lives. At least 200 more are injured. And this all too familiar story is still unfolding.
Once again, the world is shaken by the devastating news of a lone gunman wreaking terror and death on a crowd of innocent people. With 50 people reported dead and over 200 injured, the Route 91 Harvest Festival stands now as the deadliest attack in U.S. history. People looking for an immediate way to express their grief and their support for the victims and their loved ones are searching for pray for Las Vegas memes to share on social media.
When something horrible happens in the country and makes national news, it’s natural to want to shield kids, especially if they’re really young, from terrifying events. This is often a mistake, says Dr. David J. Schonfeld, the founder and director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, because chances are, even if you keep the news off and hide the headlines on your smartphone screen, your kids will hear about it somehow. “You can’t shield them from knowing,” he says.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".